There are 8 ways to get from Faro to Madrid by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Huelva 83
  2. Take the train from Huelva-Termino to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A / ...

$70 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus to Sevilla, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Sevilla
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Madrid (MAD) SVQ - MAD

$41 - $263

6 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Huelva Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huelva to Madrid Estacion Sur

$45 - $78

Bus via Mérida  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Merida Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to Madrid Auto Res

$43 - $76

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Madrid 448.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly from Faro  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Madrid (MAD) FAO - MAD

$55 - $266

Bus, train to Jerez, fly  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Sevilla
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to Aeropuerto de Jerez
  3. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Madrid (MAD) XRY - MAD

$93 - $422

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Faro(P) to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

$57 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro to Madrid is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Madrid is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 45€ - 230€.

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The distance between Faro and Madrid is 527 km. The road distance is 718 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Faro to Madrid, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur via Huelva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Faro, Portugal and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a bus from Faro to Madrid via Huelva in around 8 h 40 min. Alternatively, Iberia and TAP Portugal fly from Faro to Madrid twice daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid via Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Jerez to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Huelva-Termino to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to Aeropuerto de Jerez
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro(P) to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $30
1st Class
$29 - $45
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Faro to Merida
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Faro to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Huelva to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Mérida to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Normal
$34
Auto Res Express
$49

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